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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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In addition, restoring the internal hemorrhoids to their normal anatomic position prevents prolapse and alleviates patients' symptoms.
1) Embryologically, the thyroid rudiment migrates from an invagination in the primitive pharynx in the foramen cecum to the final anatomic position in the anterior aspect of the neck.
Many investigators stress the importance of adequate fixation of the tuberosities and note the importance of proper placement of the greater tuberosity in an anatomic position, approximately 5 mm beneath the most superior projection of the humeral head.
Its initial commercial product, the MAGEC[TM] System, restores proper anatomic position and alignment of the spine and is designed to be used in clinical applications such as treating children with Early Onset Scoliosis (EOS).
The key patent covers a broad range of methods used to perform surgical knotless tissue fixation, including the double row tissue repair technique used to restore the rotator cuff to its correct anatomic position.
The stapes was gently lifted to bring the footplate into its normal anatomic position, and the incudostapedial joint was reduced.